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Job Description

We are looking for a professional individual to join our highly motivated A(d)venger team as a Backend Engineer (d/f/m). Our Java, Kotlin and Python micro services within advertising are the heart of Germany's top sustainable classifieds platform, which is the main driver for revenue. We build data-driven applications, which use state of the art machine learning to serve the most relevant content. Take this opportunity to innovate by contributing to our services and improve the advertising experience of millions of users. Be focused while playing with tons of real time data. Learn and collaborate with experienced engineers in a small team to build sustainable software, in little increments with a high pace. Be part of a cross-functional team and collaborate with experts from analytics, data-engineering and data-science every day. Would you like to be part of innovation? It's your turn!

 Your role:

  • Develop, release, monitor services in production

  • Build machine learning based products

  • Work together with Analytics, Data-Engineering and Data-Science experts to develop the future of eBay Kleinanzeigen

  • Build and design applications for scale, which handle thousands of requests per second

  • Practice rapid code iteration and testing in an agile environment

  • Drive your own ideas for code and process improvements


We expect to see

  • You have a passion for writing clean code and an eye for simplicity and pragmatism

  • At least 2 years of programming experience in Java/Kotlin and the Spring Framework

  • Believe in cross-functional collaboration

  • Take ownership of services with a DevOps mindset: you build it, you run it

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

Nice to have qualifications

  • Good know-how in design patterns and object-oriented design

  • Experience with cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud

  • Experience with RDBMS and/or NoSQL (e.g. PostgreSQL, Cassandra)

  • Experience with messaging systems (e.g. Kafka, PubSub) 

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. (Please clarify this for your team during your first interviews!). 
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Additional three months fully-paid parental leave time
  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes
  • 28 days of holidays

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually. 

Company Description

eBay Kleinanzeigen is the most-visited general classifieds site in Germany and growing at speed. Currently, we have more than 45 million live ads and 35 million unique visitors per month – with the majority on mobile devices. eBay Kleinanzeigen helps people find whatever they’re looking for and every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

Customer centricity and passion for our products is what helps us to develop our platform. Our agile environment, weekly usability tests, prototyping and multi-functional teams make our product better every single day. If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building an ambitious and diverse work environment, join eBay Kleinanzeigen.

eBay Kleinanzeigen is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.